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Pair of salad servers

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Each serving utensil is composed of two overlapping sections soldered together. Each large shallow bowl, in the shape of a leaf, bears hammer marks and extends to a broad handle with V-shaped enameled panels displaying peacock feather designs. The bowl and handle section is soldered to a wider...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“B” within a “C” monogram in sans-serif letters, all within a circle, and “STERLING” in sans-serif letters incuse, struck on back of each handle. Both marks are somewhat indistinct, doublestruck.

Provenance

Early history unknown; purchased in October 1994 from ARK Antiques, New Haven, Connecticut.

Credit Line

Gift of The Seminarians

1902–1905

Object Place

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Dimensions

6.67 x 17.78 cm (2 5/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1994.224a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver with enamel decoration

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware